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Henderson police involved in deadly pedestrian crash on Boulder Highway

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Posted at 8:38 PM, Jan 12, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-13 09:57:45-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Henderson police were involved in a deadly crash that involved a pedestrian on Boulder Highway Wednesday night.

Police say the crash happened at about 7:30 p.m. on Boulder Highway north of Tulip Falls Drive.

Evidence at the scene indicated that an on-duty Henderson Police Department officer was traveling south on Boulder Highway in a marked 2020 Chevrolet Tahoe patrol vehicle. A woman wearing dark clothing was attempting to cross Boulder Highway outside of a marked crosswalk and a collision occurred.

Emergency medical personnel pronounced the woman deceased at the scene and her death marked the fifth traffic-related fatality in the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department's jurisdiction for the year 2022.